Approximately 48 – 50 hour course, the Emergency Medical Responder course follows the “National Standard Curriculum” designed by the USDOT National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Students receive a comprehensive textbook and will be trained to provide pre-hospital care in medical and trauma emergencies, above the level of basic first-aid. Emergency Medical Responders are trained to recognize and provide basic treatment for a wide variety of situations including cardiac arrest, heart attacks, strokes, shock, poisoning, burns, heat- and cold-related and environmental emergencies.
Coursework includes classes and skill acquisition in the following areas:
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Situation and Patient Assessment
- Airway Maintenance and Patient Ventilation including Oxygen Therapy
- CPR/AED Use
- Injured Extremity Stabilization
- Emergency Childbirth
- High Risk Medical Emergencies
- High Risk Trauma Emergencies
- Triage and Patient Movement
Upon Completion, students will receive a course completion certificate, valid for 2 years.
TAPS is an approved EMR Provider through the Sierra Sacramento Valley EMS Authority.
This Course is designed for both Industrial Emergency Response Teams and Pre-Hospital Providers.